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Title: Some Gaps in the Current Studies of Reading in Second/Foreign Language Learning
Paper URL: http://www.languageinindia.com/april2010/readingfazeli.pdf
Author: Seyed Hossein Fazeli
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Institution: University of Mysore
Linguistic Field: Not Applicable
Abstract: The ability to read written material is very important in the civilized world. In a society characterized by globalization and technological change, where knowledge is becoming increasingly important, reading ability is a key skill for active participation. The intent of the current study is to set out the nature of reading alongside express importance of reading and reading comprehension. The importance of the present study is to explore the current studies of reading in order to find out some common main gaps in such studies. Such gaps are related to reading, reading comprehension and reading strategies, vocabulary and fluency.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: India
Publication Info: Language in India Journal
URL: http://www.languageinindia.com/april2010/readingfazeli.pdf


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